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VIDEO: Thailand seizes four tonnes of ivory 
  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:11:19 GMT 
    Customs officials in Thailand say they have made the biggest seizure of smuggled ivory in the country's history, as Jonathan Head reports.


VIDEO: China's biggest car show opens 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 04:24:59 GMT 
    More than 23 million vehicles were sold in China last year, but as the Chinese economy slows, so has demand for new cars.


VIDEO: House washed away in Australia storm 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:01:28 GMT 
    Mobile phone footage shows a house being washed away by floodwater in Dungog in New South Wales during a fierce storm.


VIDEO: Flawless 100 carat diamond for sale 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:39:25 GMT 
    Sotheby's in London is to auction what it says is a 'flawless' 100 carat diamond.


VIDEO: Sumatran rhino in need of a mate 
  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:01:23 GMT 
    The Borneo Rhino Alliance are trying to find a suitable mate for a Sumatran rhino.


South Korea in turmoil over corruption 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:21:56 GMT 
    Allegations of corruption in South Korea have tainted the prime minister, and threaten to topple the president, says Stephen Evans.


Russia sets its sights on Middle East 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:30:55 GMT 
    The missile deal between Russia and Iran may mark a renewed effort by Moscow to bolster its profile in the Middle East, says Jonathan Marcus.


Will a 'feared' book damage Hillary's presidential hopes? 
  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:13:39 GMT 
    Clinton Cash alleges that Hillary Clinton granted favours to foreign interests. Is there substance behind what the New York Times calls the "most anticipated" book of the campaign so far?


The Mediterranean's deadly migrant routes 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:21:48 GMT 
    A look at the treacherous journeys made my migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean into Europe.


Google’s 'mobilegeddon' 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:58:09 GMT 
    The company is making changes to the way its search engine ranks sites, and that could send some hurtling down the rankings.


What's become of Egypt's Morsi? 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:23:25 GMT 
    The BBC looks at what has led to Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi being sentenced to 20 years in prison.


Serb flight scare after coffee spill 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:30:58 GMT 
    A Serbian inquiry finds the president's jet went into a sudden plunge last week when the co-pilot tried to mop up a coffee spill.


Google help for Nessie hunters 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:02:48 GMT 
    Fans of the Loch Ness Monster are being offered a chance to explore its "habitat" using Google Street View.


Credit Suisse quarterly profit rises 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:40:26 GMT 
    Credit Suisse says quarterly profit rose by 23% from a year earlier because of gains from its securities trading and wealth management divisions.


Global woes rattle German investors 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:34:44 GMT 
    Investor sentiment in Germany has shown an unexpected fall after rising steadily for the past five months, the closely watched ZEW survey indicates.
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